GCVCC Newsletter
News for the Coachella Valley Business Community
GCVCC Welcomes CA State Superintendent Tony Thurmond
The Greater Coachella Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a special digital town hall with California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Thurmond. Superintendent Thurmond will be joining us as a guest of Assemblymember Eduardo Garcia, representing the CA 56th Assembly District. Superintendent Thurmond will be providing an update on the largest public school system in the nation, with more than 6.3 million students and over 10,000 schools. The virtual town hall will be held on Wednesday, February 17, 2021, at 11:00 AM. This event is free to attend. Please join us. 
Ribbon Cutting - Indian Wells Farmers Market
Join us for a Ribbon Cutting for the new Farmers Market in Indian Wells. The event will be Thursday, January 28th at 12:30 PM.  The location is The Villages Shopping Center on the corner of Hwy 111 and Cook St. in Indian Wells.  We will gather at the main entrance of the farmer’s market.  All safety protocols for the market will be in force.   
Employment Numbers Continue to Struggle Amid Lockdown
The unemployment rate in the Riverside-San Bernardino MSA was 9.1 percent in December 2020, up from a revised 7.9 percent in November 2020, and above the year-ago estimate of 3.5 percent.
Chamber Connect Network Like a Pro
Business lunch is power lunch – making friends and making deals! Join us on Jan. 29th at 11:30 AM for Chamber Connect. This free one hour networking session hosted via Zoom will help you connect with other Coachella Valley professionals. Our guest presenter this week is James Lindquist, discussing DAP (AKA Desert Aids Project), with a special pro networking tip by Justin Abril of Royal Emerald Pharmaceuticals.
Welcome GCVCC New Members - January
Food Now DHS - VISIT
Marra Intel ~ Market Intelligence - VISIT
NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness) Coachella Valley - VISIT
A Fair Way Mediation Center - VISIT
The Shops on San Pablo - VISIT
Residence Inn La Quinta - VISIT
Coachella Valley Coffee - VISIT
Riverside Sheriffs' Association - VISIT
New York Life - VISIT
Creative Life Solutions - VISIT
Covid No More LLC - VISIT
Empire Physicians Medical Group - VISIT
Desert Futbol Club - VISIT
ADP - Travis Wilson - VISIT
Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Desert Lifestyle Properties - VISIT

Thank you to the over 1,300 Coachella Valley businesses that continue to support your regional chamber of commerce!

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